Gouverneur firefighters battle Fowler fire

Gouverneur firefighters battle Fowler fire
Fire Truck (Source: MGN / Michel Curi / CC BY 2.0)

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (WWNY) - Gouverneur fire crews were able to stop a fire from spreading from a garage to the house it was attached to.

The fire department was dispatched to 54 Little York Road in the town of Fowler around 5:20 p.m. Monday.

Firefighters inside the home were able to stop the spread. One firefighter suffered minor burns in the effort.

On their Facebook page, firefighters say they were able to save an animal from the home. They were on the scene for three hours to watch for flare-ups.

Gouverneur firefighters were aided by the Edwards and Harrisville fire departments

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